Document your experiences!

Creativity, like all other processes in life, needs fuel, and the fuel for your creativity is your experiences.

Documenting

Any one that wants to boost his or her creativity, in whatever field, therefore needs to be a collector of experiences and stimuli that could later either be used directly in the creative process or as a trigger for new associations. A music composer is collecting sound experiences, a painter is collecting images, an inventor is collecting ways to solve technical problems…

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Dokumentera dina erfarenheter!

Kreativitet, liksom alla andra processer i livet, behöver bränsle, och bränslet för din kreativitet är dina erfarenheter.

Documenting

Den som vill öka sin kreativitet, oavsett område, behöver därför vara en samlare av erfarenheter och stimuli som senare antingen kan användas direkt i den kreativa processen eller som trigger för nya associationer. En musikkompositör samlar på ljudupplevelser, en målare samlar på bilder, en uppfinnare samlar på sätt att lösa tekniska problem …

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Start writing your creative diary

Diary

The American best-selling creativity writer Julia Cameron has many excellent tips on how to increase your creativity. One of the most effective is to start writing a “Creativity Diary”, or as Cameron calls it, “Morning Pages”.

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Börja skriv din kreativa dagbok

Diary

Den amerikanska bästsäljande kreativitetsförfattaren Julia Cameron har många utmärkta tips på hur man kan öka sin kreativitet. Ett av de mest effektiva är att börja skriva en ”Kreativitets-dagbok”, eller som Cameron kallar den, ”Morgonsidor”.

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The importance of picking shells at the beach

Shells on the Beach

How often have you had your very best ideas at work or while you are thinking about a problem? Very rarely I would believe. More likely, it might have happened when you were washing the dishes after dinner, taking a shower, walkin in the forest or picking shells on the beach. Arkimedes got his Eureka experience when he was in the bathroom.

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Vikten av att plocka snäckor på stranden

Shells on the Beach

Hur ofta har du fått dina allra bästa idéer på jobbet eller medan du intensivt tänkt på ett problem? Väldigt sällan skulle jag tro. Mer sannolikt hände det kanske när du diskade, stod och duschade, gick en skogspromenad, eller plockade snäckor på stranden. Arkimedes fick sin Eureka-upplevelse när han satt i badet.

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That place between sleep and awake…

Sleep-and-awake-blog

The most exciting things often happen at the borders. At the border between different cultures, at the border between faith and knowledge and at the border between day and night.

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